Dr. Lucia Garcia Lorenzo is a lecturer in Organisational Social Psychology at the London School of Economics. With a research background on organisational theory, culture and change processes; Dr. Garcia Lorenzo’s current research focuses mainly on practices of knowledge creation and sharing in organisations. She has also participated in a number of research projects in Latin America and Eastern Europe regarding organisational transformation in those countries, the applications of complexity theory to business organisations and on the co-evolution of new organisational forms. She has also acted as research co-ordinator for the WHO Healthy Cities evaluation project and the US based SRDI Telecommunications Network project.


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Organisational Complexity: Organizing through the generation and sharing of knowledge

This paper explores the processes of knowledge generation and sharing among the employees of a multinational business organisation. We consider the generation and sharing of knowledge in employee networks as crucial for the process of organising, especially in situations in which new businesses are being developed.

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Teaming in Action: Stories on knowledge creation and sharing in project teams

The paper aims to shift the focus of project team research from how the team ‘should be’ to ‘how it could become’ in a locally grounded and complex web of relationships. The objective is to contribute to a better understanding of project team life in drifting organisational environments. The paper also suggests several implications for team learning and knowing beyond the specific project boundaries.

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Post-merger Concerns: Cultural Integration in a Multinational Corporation

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Between Planned and Emergent Change: Decision Maker’s Perceptions of Managing Change in Organisations

The paper analyses the stories told by 14 highly placed decision makers involved in change efforts in different organisations, about their experiences and expectations on managing change.

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A Very Personal Process: Dealing with Post-Merger Cultural Change in a Financial Services Institution

This paper explores the narratives circulating among employees of a financial services institution after a recent merger event.

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